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  1. Qaanaaq(ProperNoun)

    A town in northwestern Greenland near the Thule airbase.

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  1. Qaanaaq

    Qaanaaq, formerly Thule or New Thule, is the main town in the northern part of the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland. It is one of the northernmost towns in the world. The inhabitants of Qaanaaq speak Kalaallisut and many also speak Inuktun. The town has a population of 626 as of 2010. The tallest construction in Greenland, the 378-meter Globecom Tower, was located near the town.


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